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How Field Area Networks (FAN) Standards Are Enabling Smart Utilities and Cities

  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 2
Wednesday, January 29, 2020: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Panel Moderator
Vicki Trees
Vice President, Market Development
United States
Session Chair
Anil Pahwa
University Distinguished Professor
Kansas State University
United States
Jeremy Laundergan
Vice President
United States
Kyle Grossmann
Sr. Manager, Network Strategy & Planning
Xcel Energy
United States
Paul Sisson
Smart Grids- Program Director
Avangrid Service Company
United States
Phil Beecher
President & CEO
Wi-SUN Alliance
United States


This session will showcase first-hand experiences from utilities that are building out their IoT platforms with an eye for the future.  By incorporating field area network standards into their programs, these utilities are prepared to grow their ecosystem of devices, enable a broader ecosystems of business partners and extend the value of their communication platform investments.  This session explores practical examples of how the networks are expanding to include utility and smart city applications such as EV charging, DG monitoring, DER integration, smart sensors and more. 


For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH conference program please contact:  
Debbi Wells, CMP
Conference  Manager
Direct: 918-832-9265

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH exhibit services please contact your Exhibit Services Manager at:
Direct: 253-212-2735

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